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Company: Mastercard
Location: Stockholm, Stockholm County, Sweden
Career Level: Associate
Industries: Banking, Insurance, Financial Services


Our Purpose

We work to connect and power an inclusive, digital economy that benefits everyone, everywhere by making transactions safe, simple, smart and accessible. Using secure data and networks, partnerships and passion, our innovations and solutions help individuals, financial institutions, governments and businesses realize their greatest potential. Our decency quotient, or DQ, drives our culture and everything we do inside and outside of our company. We cultivate a culture of inclusion for all employees that respects their individual strengths, views, and experiences. We believe that our differences enable us to be a better team – one that makes better decisions, drives innovation and delivers better business results. 

Job Title

Senior Business & Strategy AnalystIntroduction to Mastercard
Mastercard is a technology company in the global payments business. We connect consumers, financial institutions, merchants, governments, and businesses worldwide, enabling them to use electronic forms of payments instead of cash. The Nordics are one of the world's most advanced payments markets, with innovative payment solutions driving the inclusive cashless society and a vibrating hub of fintechs, startups and payment service providers. Mastercard is supporting Nordic banks, merchants, consumers and other payment solution providers in creating the future of payments as a leader within multi-rail payments. Mastercard is providing a universal network for card payments as well as infrastructure for account to account payments, alongside a wide range of products and services. In doing this, we have set out to ensure that the market development that we are driving is sustainable, by acting as a Force for Good in all our markets. Mastercard drives both global and local initiatives within financial and digital inclusion, to ensure that all parts of the society feel included in this digital transformation. Read more at

Market Development at Mastercard
You will join as Senior Analyst in the Market Development team in the Nordic & Baltic division. The Market Development team has an integral part in the Mastercard Nordic and Baltic divisional organization by taking a holistic approach to both the external and internal perspectives impacting our business. We are responsible for closely tracking and analyzing the market development and macro dimension of our markets as well as responsible for the strategy development for the division. The team engages with all divisional functions to ensure a cross-functional approach to strategy development, project management and analysis. We are working both strategically and tactically in driving Mastercard's position in all our eight markets.

Overview of role
You will be responsible for the overall data analysis for the business, covering all Mastercard's portfolio for all eight Nordic and Baltic markets;
Have an essential role in the Market Development team's work in developing strategies for the division, building on insights from business and market data;
Drive your own work streams and projects, working closely with the whole organization in a cross-functional setup where you can assume both the role of the project lead or the source of data and market insights;

Depending on the business needs throughout the year you will with varying degree focus on:
Extracting, synthesizing, analyzing, and drawing insights from Mastercard's vast amounts of business data for the Nordic and Baltic division, including customer specific analysis, transaction type development and specific data for our services and products;
Creating and delivering presentations based on data insights, catering for business discussions, strategy development and leadership discussions;
Overseeing market data insights, including following growth development for the local payments' markets, market shares and competitor mapping;
Following and consolidating market events, stakeholder movements and regulatory development in our eight divisional markets and shaping country-specific insights, supporting sales and business development teams in the markets;
Supporting project execution across all business functions, including sales, business development, marketing, and product management;
Develops and maintains strong working relationships both internally and with external partners, acting as a spider in the web for market and business data analysis;
Can take on the role as project manager and key end-to-end resource lead on small to mid-sized projects as well as supporting roles;
Performs ad-hoc projects or targeted assignments based as part of overall Market Development team's responsibilities;
Attends meetings to gain exposure to the big picture, participates in senior level discussions to an extent;

Who you are
We are looking for you who has:
Strong analytical skills and comfortable in extracting and analyzing large data sets;
Strategic mindset with an appetite for problem solving;
Collaborative team player, working together with people from different markets and professions;
Curious and eager to learn more about the technology industry with specific focus on payments;
Proactive, intuitive, and not afraid to try new things

Job specific experiences
Not all below are requirements, but we would like to see that you have one or several of the following experiences:
Work experience from a top consulting firm (e.g. within strategy development, operations and/or industries such as payments/banking/technology), strategy groups within a global corporation, banking or business controlling role in a large company or an analyst role within a fintech, digital giant, startup;
Experience conducting accurate financial or quantitative analysis and building/maintaining business case or financial models;
Experience working with large data sets, synthesizing large amounts of information, and summarizing insightful findings;
Experience creating and delivering presentations for business discussions

Broadening experiences
Experience working within or for the payments/financial industry, including but not limited to banks, schemes, technology providers, payment solution providers, fintechs;
Experience working within or for technology companies

What we offer
As part of the Nordic & Baltic Mastercard team you will:
Work in a growing division in one of the world's most renowned technology companies;
Be a part of the Market Development team where you will get first-hand experience of developing future-focused strategies, project plans and working close with both expert functional roles and the divisional leadership team;
Have a high level of responsibility in shaping your own areas of focus, always with support and guidance from both manager and internal colleagues;
Receive exposure to the fast-paced industry of payments, with a wide range of partners across banks, fintechs, startups and payments companies;
Receive a competitive compensation package and career trajectory opportunities both locally as well as internationally

Due to COVID-19, most of our employees are working from home. We've implemented a virtual hiring process and continue to interview candidates by phone or video and are onboarding new hires remotely. We value the safety of each member of our community because we know we're all in this together.

Mastercard is an inclusive Equal Employment Opportunity employer that considers applicants without regard to gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, disabled or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.​

If you require accommodations or assistance to complete the online application process, please contact and identify the type of accommodation or assistance you are requesting.  Do not include any medical or health information in this email. The Reasonable Accommodations team will respond to your email promptly.

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